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Blue Streak Boys Soccer Splits Week




Blue Streak goalie Emerson Radabaugh saved six shots in Archbold's 2-1 victory over Swanton, Tuesday, Sept. 10.– photo by Mary Huber

Blue Streak goalie Emerson Radabaugh saved six shots in Archbold’s 2-1 victory over Swanton, Tuesday, Sept. 10.– photo by Mary Huber

The Archbold boys soccer team hosted Swanton, Tuesday, Sept. 10, earning a 2-1 Northwest Ohio Athletic League win.

The Streaks traveled to Maumee, Saturday, Sept. 14, falling 2-1 to the stateranked Panthers.

Archbold is 3-2-3, 1-0-1 NWOAL.

AHS 2, Swanton 1

Archbold took the lead after 22 minutes when defender Jacob Ott sent a free kick from 40 yards on the right side toward midfielder Brodie Nofziger.

Nofziger fired into the goal from 2 yards over the diving Bulldog goalie.

In the second half, Archbold sophomore midfielder Jeremy Lerma served a corner kick from the right side with 22 minutes remaining that senior defender Tyson Schnitkey headed in for the score.

Swanton battled back, scoring with eight minutes remaining on a goal by Zak Turk, but the Archbold defense held on for the win.

The Streaks outshot the Bulldogs 11-7 with Archbold goalie Emerson Radabaugh saving six shots while Bulldog keeper Jacob Peabody snagged nine.

Swanton fell to 3-4, 1-2 NWOAL.

The Archbold junior varsity played Anthony Wayne to a 1-1 tie, Tuesday, Sept. 10. Jackson Waidelich scored for the Streaks.

Maumee 2, AHS 1

The teams traded shots for 63 minutes before Division II ninth-ranked Maumee broke the deadlock when Cody Jozwiak headed in a corner kick by Andy Stead.

Stead added to the lead seven minutes later, scoring on an indirect free kick that found the net from 25 yards out with Alex Wagener assisting.

Wagener doubles as the Panthers’ football placekicker.

The Streaks fought back with four minutes left when Nofziger took a throw-in from Ott down the right side and served the ball toward the goal from the corner.

Senior forward Andrew Mayer corralled Nofziger’s pass and finished the goal from 5 yards on the left side.

Maumee (8-2) kept Archbold at bay during a frenetic finish to preserve the win.

Archbold mustered eight shots to Maumee’s three. Radabaugh nabbed one save while Panther goalie Hunter Thomasson grabbed seven.

The Archbold JV (5-0-2) defeated the Panthers 5-0. Jorge Arce and Kyle Ott each scored twice while Jared Kidder knocked in one goal.


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